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Jan 17, 2010 9:30pm EST
in washington. so, look, forget the ads. everybody can run a slight gap. forget the truck. every vatican by a truck. -- everyone can buy a truck. here's what you need to ask yourself on tuesday -- when the chips are down, when the tough votes come, on all the fights that mattered to middle-class families across this commonwealth, who is going to be on your side? >> martha! >> that is what this race on tuesday is all about. because it is easy to say you are independent and you're going to bring people together in all of that stuff, until you actually have to do it. when the vote comes on energy, when there is a choice between standing with big oil or fighting for the clean energy jobs of the future, whose side are you going to be on? >> martha! >> when there is a choice between giving tax breaks to the wealthiest few and that corporations that ship them overseas, or giving them to the middle class, who is going to be on your side? >> martha! >> you will hear a lot about taxes. last year i kept a campaign promise to cut taxes for 95% of working americans. i cut taxes. and these members of
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 6:30pm EST
as republicans in washington. forget the ad. forget the truck. everybody can buy a truck. here is the question you need to ask before you go to vote on tuesday. when the chips are down, when the tough a boat is coming -- tough vote is coming, who is going to be on your side? that is what this race on tuesday is all about. [applause] it is easy to say you are independent and you're going to bring people together and all that stuff, until you actually have to do with. when the vote comes on ev nergy, whose side are you going to be on? mark that is going to be on your side. when the vote comes on taxes and there is a choice between giving more taxes to the wealthy and corporations that ship jobs overseas, and businesses that create jobs here, who is going to be on your side? >> martha. >> you will hear a lot about taxes. you always do, every election. i kept the campaign process -- campaign promise to cut taxes for 90% of working americans. [no audio] [applause] these members of congress voted to cut taxes here in the commonwealth for individuals and small businesses. we cut taxes for middle-clas
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 6:30pm EST
-killing policies coming out of washington, including this health bill. there is plenty of room for tax cuts on small businesses, incentives that will help them hire people again. i think we can find common ground there, if both sides can meet in the middle. host: senator john cornyn, application. >> "washington journal" continues. host: >> thank you for being part of our sunday roundtable. table. guest: the supreme court, a terrible week for obama and not such a bad week for republicans. guest: it was a terrible week for progress in the country. host: this book, coming back as a part of the team, what does this signal? guest: that they are very worried. there's a chance that republicans could retake one of the houses of congress, which would be astonishing, given the fact that the voters killed them in 2006, then did it again in 2008. the republican party at the end of the 2008 elections was completely obliterated. because of the missteps by the party, they are doing far, far better. it appears that they could gain a lot of seats. this is a huge a mission that there is a problem. guest: tha
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
] >> tomorrow on "washington journal," the role voters might play, and also the chinese influence on the global economy. after that, look at child of obesity in the u.s., and first lady michelle obama's national campaign with arkansas's attorney general. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. tonight on prime minister's questions, the house leader sylvan forbes gordon brown. she answered questions on british banks, -- the house leader filled in for gordon brown. tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> tonight, the history of executive power, from george washington to george w. bush. officer john yoo -- author john yoo talks about his new book. >> over the weekend, the congressional delegation attended a forum in switzerland to discuss the global implications of the obama administration's legislative agenda on health care, energy, the environment, and financial regulation. this is about an hour. >> welcome, everybody. >> our task is to try to get a global perspective to the legislative agenda and the united states. this is only panel specifically focused on legislative agenda in a
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 9:30pm EST
taylor will join us to talk about the role of afghan civilians and taking leadership. washington journal, live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> i'm always concerned about the potential of unforeseen consequences of new regulations. regulation of any kind act as a tax, and when you tax to regulate something, you tend to get less of it. you tend to diminish it. >> republican fcc commissioner robert mcdowell on efforts to create of national broad grand plan. that is at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> "american icons" -- three original documentaries from c- span now available on dvd. a unique journey through the iconic homes of the three branches of american government. see the exquisite detail of the supreme court through the eyes of the justices. go beyond the velvet ropes of public tours into those rarely seen spaces of "the white house -- america's most famous home." and explore the history, art, and architecture of "the capitol," one of america's most symbolic structures. "american icons" -- a three- disc dvd set. it is $24.95 plus shipping and handling. order online at c- span.
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2010 12:30am EST
ministers websites. xdtomorrow on "washington journ" a discussion of international and homegrown terrorism. also, a liggett same-sex marriage with david ma -- all look at same-sex marriage with david masci. finally, we will talk about the role of afghan civilians in taking a leadership. live said 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. -- live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. tomorrow a highway advocacy group releases a report of traffic safety laws. also, a look at text messaging and distracted driving. live coverage starts at 11:30 eastern here on c-span. japanese prime minister hatoyama held his first news conference of the year and said his first priorities were to prevent another recession and balance the budget. it is about 25 minutes. >> the prime minister will begin with remarks. >> i would like to wish this will be a wonderful new year for all of you. we are able to realize a change in administration. the reality is i think at this point we are now just standing on the starting line. we sought to create a new kind of politics not run by bureaucrats, but where the citizens play the l
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2010 6:30pm EST
women say that i hate politics are anything in washington, they do not mean that. politics is a means toward the ends that they care about. to say i hate politics means that you do not care where health care legislation go or who is manning the education policy or what is happening with the tsa. policy is just a means toward the ends that people care about. answer it clearly an unapologetically, here is why i am a conservative and why acting get more involved in the system. thank you very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> our political coverage continues with a discussion of women in politics. from washington journal, this is about 40 minutes. 3:25 on c-span. "washington journal" continues. host: we are talking with anne kornblut, her book, "notes from the cracked ceiling." >> thank you for having me. host: you say that this is a letdown and drove apart mothers and daughters and setback the equality in the political sphere of decades, why? guest: there wasn't a bipartisan women's movement. and if y
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 12:30am EST
on "washington journal," and discussion about president obama's proposed fees on banks that received tarp money with steve bartlett. also, a look at how al qaeda recruits young people. following that, a discussion on the dispute between google and china, after google announced they were hit by cyber attacks that originated in china. "washington journal," live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c- span. tomorrow, but new virginia governor bob mcdonnell's date of the commonwealth speech. see that live starting at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c-span. now, the state of the state address from illinois governor pat quinn. governor quinn, who assumed office in january last year after rod blogs rich was removed, is running for reelection this year. this lasts about an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] [applause] >> mr. governor, welcome. >> thank you very much. before i begin, i think it is important for all of us in the land of lincoln, our state, almost 13 million people live here, and some of whom are haitian americans. we know today at a very devastating natural disaster has hit the country in the people of
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 9:30pm EST
. >> did you have any concerns about the phase for planning and what you had heard from washington at the time? >> i think i mentioned already, we were concerned that the planning for the aftermath was not as detailed or is comprehensive as we would have liked, and indeed, in a visit to the pentagon sometime in february, i took with me a list of things that we hoped the united states would take a hand in. it was a wide range of things. the question of security, the question of how we would deal with the immediate aftermath. above all else at the time, we were very anxious about the extent to which the iraqi people had been dependent on the oil for food program. i have or recollection of being told that 60% of the iraqi people depended for food on the united nations, and there was a clear anxiety that the moment we went in, the un operation stopped. and now we spent a lot of time preparing for the prospect of a humanitarian catastrophe, so that meant one of the reasons -- we got a ship in very quickly with grain, while we build the pipeline carrying water from kuwait towards basra.
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 6:30pm EST
& a," the documentary on sub-prime impact on minorities. tonight at 8. >> tomorrow on "washington journal," former bin laden chief , scheuer speaks about home grown terrorists. james traub on joe biden, and john newman speaking about afghanistan. "washington journal" live on c-span. >> federal reserve chair, ben bernanke, spoke to economists about the need for financial administration for price bubble in the housing market and other industries. he spoke at atlanta in the meeting of american economic association. this is just under an hour. >> welcome to this event. it's an honor and pleasure to introduce this morning's speaker, ben bernanke. he will speak for about 40 minutes and take four or five questions and then try catch his plane. ben and i have similar academic pedigrees, we both have the same undergraduate thesis advisor, dale mortingson, and our thesis on the same subject. we both learned academes at m.i.t., and then ben became one of the most powerful people in the world and my only claim to fame is having been briefly ben's landlord. a decade ago ben and martin publis
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2010 12:30am EST
wednesday with a replay next sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> tomorrow on washington journal, michael scheuer discusses the alleged terrorist attack on the delta airlines. "new york times" and author of j.f.k. and vietnam" and compares it to president obama's policy towards afghanistan. "washington journal live at 7:00 a.m. here on c-span. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> and now federal reserve chair ben bernanke talks about policy. he spoke to economists about the need for additional financial regulation to prevent housing bubbles. this event was held in atlanta at vanderbilt university. this portion is over 40 minutes. >> welcome to this event. it's an honor and pleasure to introduce this morning's speaker, ben bernanke. he will speak for about 40 minutes and take four or five questions and then try catch his plane. ben and i have similar academic pedigrees, we both have the same undergraduate thesis advisor, dale mortingson, and our thesis on the same subject. we both learned acade
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 12:30am EST
of these decisions by brenner, which we had heard had been agreed to in washington before he arrived, and the impression that i have on this you wish to correct this is that we had barely been consulted on them at all? >> i referred earlier to the february, an implicit in that paper as far as de- baathification is concerned, although that phrase does not appear, we wanted the iraqi technocrats to be available to administer the system. as i understood it, baath party membership was a requirement to have a job under saddam. we said that there would be people who had joined the party because they've wanted to be civil servants, not because they necessarily were enthusiastic supporters of saddam hussein. we thought that there ought to be a distinction between those who were enthusiastic supporters and those who simply join the party in order to gain a position, not least because we anticipated some of the difficulties that ensued in administering our rack in the aftermath. the argument arises in relation to the army, which i mentioned earlier, a force of stability. we had not attacked it
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